Thursday, April 25, 2013

REMEMBERING THE ARMENIAN HORROR: The Forgotten Genocide: Why It Matters Today | FrontPage Magazine

A still frame from the 1919 documentary film Auction of Souls, which portrayed eye witnessed events from the Armenian Genocide, including crucified Christian girls.

Yesterday, April 24, marks the “Great Crime,” that is, the Armenian genocide that took place under Turkey’s Islamic Ottoman Empire, during and after WWI.  Out of an approximate population of two million, some 1.5 million Armenians died. 

If early 20th century Turkey had the apparatuses and technology to execute in mass—such as 1940s Germany’s gas chambers—the entire Armenian population may well have been decimated.  Most objective American historians who have studied the question unequivocally agree that it was a deliberate, calculated genocide.....(CONTINUED)

FULL ARTICLE: The Forgotten Genocide: Why It Matters Today | FrontPage Magazine

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